Mark Twain
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Julius Buths
Theodor Leschetizky
Leo Ornstein
Abram Chasins

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Ossip Gabrilowitsch

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Ossip Gabrilowitsch

Russian-born American pianist, conductor and composer add

Category: Music (650)

Born in 1878.

Countries: United States (63%), Austria (19%), Germany (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Mark Twain, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Julius Buths

Linked to: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, The New York Times, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Brigham Young University




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Ossip Gabrilowitsch was born in 1878 add something


After graduating in 1894, he spent two years studying piano with Theodor Leschetizky in Vienna add something


Leo Ornstein - In 1903, Osip Gabrilovich heard him play and recommended him to the Moscow Conservatory


In July 1905 he recorded ten pieces for the reproducing piano Welte-Mignon, one of the first pianists to do so add something


Julius Buths - In 1906, along with Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Alban_Berg and Oskar Fried, he attended the rehearsals for the premiere of Mahler's Sixth Symphony in Essen and they all dined with the composer


On 6 October 1909, he married Mark Twain's daughter Clara Clemens, a singer who appeared with him in recital add something


From 1910 to 1914, he was conductor of the Munich Konzertverein add something


On 18 August 1910, their only child, Nina, was born at Mark Twain's home Stormfield, in Connecticut add something


He was still in Munich in 1917 and was put in jail following a pogrom add something


$Detroit Symphony Orchestra - He settled in the US, and in 1918 was appointed the founding director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, while still maintaining his life as a concert pianist add something


Detroit Symphony Orchestra - The appointment of the Russian pianist Ossip Gabrilowitsch as music director in 1918 brought instant status to the new orchestra


Seattle Civic Symphony Orchestra - The Seattle Civic Symphony Orchestra was nevertheless able to attract violinist Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. to solo with the orchestra for its concert on November 25, 1923, and pianist Ossip Gabrilowitsch for its concert on May 4, 1924, both at the Metropolitan Theater


Abram Chasins - On January 1, 1929 he made his debut playing his Piano Concerto No 1 with the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Ossip Gabrilowitsch


He died from stomach cancer in Detroit in 1936 and, along with Clara and her father, is buried in the Langdon plot of the Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, New York, New York add something

Ossip Gabrilowitsch died in 1936 add something


Nina, the last known lineal descendent of Mark Twain, died on 19 January 1966 in a Los Angeles hotel add something